Audi uses crowdsourced internal ideas to save €110 million

More efficient through ingenuity: In 2018, Audi employees submitted more than 25,000 ideas, and the company implemented approximately 13,500 suggestions for improvement. Last year, the brand with the Four Rings saved €109.1 million at the Ingolstadt and Neckarsulm sites. Some…

The Peugeot 3008 is the most produced car in France. No surprise there.

The PEUGEOT 3008 was the most produced car in France in 2018, having been manufactured in 258,460 units. Produced at the PSA Group’s Sochaux plant, the SUV has carried “Origine France Garantie” certification since launch in October 2016. The PEUGEOT…

Tesla produced more than 60,000 Model 3s last quarter

Tesla’s production woes are finally over. Last quarter, Tesla has been able to produce 61,394 Model 3s last quarter, delivering nearly 1,000 units a day to their customers who have been waiting for their cars. In total, the company has…

BMW Group Thailand localizes high-voltage battery production

BMW Group Thailand has set its sights on another milestone in Thailand’s journey towards a future of electro-mobility with local high voltage battery production – which comprises production of the battery modules and the battery itself – from 2019 onward…

Tesla is looking for people for their Shanghai plant

Tesla is going big in China with plans underway to build and open a factory there. Joining into the revolution that is electric cars, China is looking towards that future in order to reduce air pollution it is currently known…

Audi Hungaria starts series production of electric motors

A new era is starting at Audi Hungaria. On Tuesday, series production of electric motors officially started in Győr. In the context of the symbolic act, the production plant was put into operation by Péter Szijjártó, Minister for Foreign Trade…

BMW starts production of the 8 Series at Dingolfing

BMW will start the production of the BMW 8 Series Coupe at the BMW Group Plant Dingolfing. Intelligent lightweight construction, with a clever mix of materials, including steel, plastic, aluminium and carbon fibre, is used in the body of the new…

Tesla targets 5,000 cars per week within two months

In a recent earnings report, Tesla has been managing up to 2,000 cars per week production for their Model 3 and targets to push that number up to 5,000 cars per week. This was the initial target last year but…

Tesla shuts down factory to increase production, what? [+video]

Tesla will be pausing their production line for the Model 3 again in what is meant to be called a production pause. This pause is meant for the factory to fix up certain things, whether it may be from processes…

Elon Musk takes charge of Model 3 production

With ailing production figures, Elon Musk has taken charge of the Model 3 production. Many have blamed Tesla for poor quality builds on the Model 3 and as they try to fix it, Tesla is missing a lot of production…

BMW Group Malaysia Delivers 12,680 Vehicles in 2017

BMW Group Malaysia achieved its finest performance in the country with a total of 12,680 units of BMW, MINI and BMW Motorrad vehicles delivered in 2017. This is the premium automaker’s seventh consecutive all-time high performance, achieving a segment leading…

Tesla Model 3 delivery targets missed [+video]

Tesla set themselves a target of 5,000 units of Model 3 to be produced a week but so far since November, they have been having issues. In Q3 last year, they delivered less than 1000 units and by the end…

Pre-production BMW X7 rolls off USA plant

Production of the first pre-production models of the new BMW X7 Sports Activity Vehicle has commenced at the BMW Group Spartanburg plant, USA. So the countdown has started for the final twelve months leading up to the presentation of the…

Tesla Model 3 production hits a snag

Elon Musk launched the Tesla Model 3 at the end of July and since then he has been saying that the production capacity for the Model 3 would rise exponentially to meet demand. So far, Tesla has only managed to…

Mazda Strengthens Production System in Malaysia

Fresh off the unveiling of the locally made Mazda CX-5, Mazda announced that they are continuing to strengthen their production system here in Malaysia through their production company, Mazda Malaysia Sdn Bhd. Mazda Malaysia held a ceremony to mark the…

Toyota supports Trump agenda by bringing manufacturing to the US

Toyota just upped the stakes to remain the top manufacturer of hybrid vehicles worldwide with a $373.8 million investment in five U.S. manufacturing plants that will support production of its first American-made hybrid powertrain and to implement Toyota’s New Global…

Volkswagen Group delivers 5.2 million vehicles in the first six months of 2017

Up to the end of June, the Volkswagen Group handed almost 5.2 million vehicles over to its customers. This corresponds to a rise of 0.8 percent compared with the previous year. In the month of June, new vehicle deliveries rose by 4.2 percent…

Tesla plans to open more Gigafactories in the US

Tesla has many grand plans to open more Gigafactories around the world in order to meet the demand required of their electric cars. Especially with the launch of the Model 3, Tesla is expected to continue to ramp up production…

Nissan wants to grow their St. Petersburg Plant in Russia

Russia, a large country has been known for their cars, not particularly a good thing but its market is large enough to warrant enough attention from other car manufacturers. Nissan, in particular, has a manufacturing plant in St. Petersburg and…

Elon Musk tweets first production model of the Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk was excited that he tweeted last week that production of the Model 3 was on schedule. In his tweet, he said that the world would see the first production model of the Model 3 on Friday. He was…

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